1 1/2 cups fresh blackberries
12-14 fresh basil leaves, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 slices of multigrain bread
4 slices cheese, such as Munster

4 sandwiches


In a large bowl, mash blackberries and basil with a fork. Heat an electric griddle or large skillet over medium-low heat. Sprinkle griddle or skillet with olive oil. Place bread on skillet. Add a slice of cheese and blackberry mixture. Place a second piece of bread on top of cheese and blackberries. Cook 3-5 minutes on one side. Flip. Cook 3- 5 minutes or until both sides are brown and cheese has melted.

Nutritional Analysis: 
250 calories
15 g fat
6 g saturated fat
20 mg cholesterol
310 mg sodium
23 g carbohydrate
8 g fiber
4 g sugar
12 g protein

Blackberry Basil Grilled Cheese

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

February, 2017

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